With low sales, labourers in small-scale manufacturing units are facing an employment crisis, while those who have somehow managed to retain their jobs are earning very little.
Despite being the only community to preserve Rajasthani traditions, the Manganiyars have lived with fear, exploitation and thwarted aspirations.
Most anganwadi workers make less than minimum wage, yet their demands for better wages and facilities are ignored.
Land owners as well as builders have been affected by the Jaipur Development Authority’s botched up housing project.
Isha Foundation head urges people to give missed call in support but his campaign is silent on river-linking, pollution and water harvesting techniques.
The Rajasthan police has given a clean chit to six people Pehlu Khan named before he died.
From the ban on cattle trade for slaughter to the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, the Centre’s changes to the agricultural sector aren’t going down well with Rajasthan farmers.
Clashes in the Ramganj area that led to the death of one man in police firing indicate a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the police among its mostly Muslim residents.
The police has said that the refugee cards issued by the UNHCR are not sufficient for the migrants to continue living in the country and has ordered them to vacate their homes immediately.
Eight years after the state government’s affordable housing policy, municipal corporations, developers and the Rajasthan’s housing department are playing a game of hot potato.
Difficulties in curbing fraud, a flawed incentive structure and a focus on infrastructure over placements are deeply hurting the Modi government’s flagship skilling scheme and subverting its larger goals.
The Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan, the 20-hour ‘free’ Aadhar-linked digital literacy certification course, has strict identification monitoring but fails on course delivery.
The book also mentions Maharana Pratap as the only “national element” who didn’t sell himself to Akbar.
The cost of the decade old Gangajal project funded by the Japan International Co-operation Agency to bring 140 cusecs of Ganga water to Agra, has escalated from Rs. 355.68 crores to Rs. 2888.88 crores, with no visible output on ground.
Zafar Hussein’s family and neighbours say he had stood up to the nagar parishad’s plan to get rid of the settlement where he lived and develop it into a posh colony.
From surgical strikes to demonetisation, the new textbooks mention every decision as ‘revolutionary’ and claim that the Congress wanted to prolong British rule.
The state education department has stopped publishing textbooks and providing exam papers in Urdu, and no new posts for Urdu teachers are being advertised.
From checking criminal backgrounds to leaving no place in the city to legally slaughter chickens, the Jaipur Municipal Corporation seems to be doing all it can to make things difficult for meat sellers.
The highly skewed cow to worker ratio in Jaipur’s Hingonia Cow Rehabilitation Centre has exposed gau sevaks to several occupational hazards.
Private schools are flouting guidelines and charging students from economically weak families money for books, uniforms and mid-day meals.
Despite all the talk around river pollution, very little is being done to tackle or even monitor the poor quality of water in our rivers and the effluents flowing into them.